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Macrostomia-preauricular tags-external ophthalmoplegia syndrome

Disease definition

A syndrome that combines macrostomia or abnormal mouth contour, preauricular tags, uni- or bilateral ptosis and external ophthalmoplegia. It was described in nine members of a Brazilian family. It is a new phenotype belonging to the so-called oculoauriculovertebral spectrum, resulting from a branchial arch anomaly. Transmission is autosomal dominant.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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